Cooper to phase out car/LT tire production at England plant
MELKSHAM, England — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Europe Ltd. is moving ahead with plans to phase out light vehicle tire production at its Melksham plant, a move that will affect 300 jobs at the former Avon Tyres plant Cooper has operated...
Bill to repeal vehicle safety inspection program is reintroduced in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—The Automotive Service Association is urging its Missouri members to protest the reintroduction of a bill that would repeal the state's periodic vehicle safety inspection program.
OUR VIEW: 2019 promises to be another good year
Talking with industry experts and tire dealers about the coming year, Tire Business found the general consensus is the economy will remain strong, unemployment low, vehicle miles driven will grow — albeit slowly — and the sweet spot...
YEAR IN REVIEW: Goodyear case among ongoing litigation
WASHINGTON — As in most years, litigation was a constant for the tire industry in 2018.
Martins Industries rolls out tire inflation challenge video
MONTREAL — Tire equipment manufacturer Martins Industries Inc. has initiated the "Inflation Challenge" video ad, a challenge that features an experienced mechanic going head-to-head against a novice mechanic using Martins Inflation Pit Stop.
Virginia Tire's 15th store is its 1st in Richmond area
FAIRFAX, Va. — Virginia Tire & Auto has opened its 15th store in Virginia, its first location in the Richmond area.
Hoosier named Formula Vee spec tire supplier
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) has designated Hoosier Racing Tire as the exclusive race tire supplier for its Formula Vee class for the 2019-21 seasons for all club events.
Falken adds road-hazard coverage to 11 passenger/LT tire lines
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Falken Tire Corp. has added road-hazard warranty protection in the U.S. and Canada to 11 of its passenger and light truck tire lines for tires purchased during calendar year 2019.
Mighty Auto Parts promotes 4 execs to key leadership roles
NORCROSS, Ga. — Mighty Distributing System of America has promoted four executives to leadership roles in line with anticipated sales growth in 2019 and beyond.
YEAR IN REVIEW: Highlights from the tire industry in 2018
While these stories may not have been among our top 10 biggest of the year they certainly had an impact.
YEAR IN REVIEW: A look at the top executive changes of 2018
Here's is a look at some of the executive changes that occurred in the tire and automotive service industries during the past year.
Automotive Service Association schedules annual meeting, conference
HURST, Texas — The Automotive Service Association has scheduled its 2019 Annual Business Meeting & Conference for April 30-May 2.
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